WizIQ has released an update to its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.4.
Cloud computing in colleges and universities is growing and is expected to consume up to a third of the IT budget within the next four years.
Eastern New Mexico University students—in particular non-traditional students and those living in rural areas—have a better way to take online courses, thanks to the school's new lecture capture tool.
Mississippi Virtual Community College will this summer begin offering its e-learning classes through a new cloud-based learning management system.
A company that offers free and low-cost versions of bibliography and citation generation software has launched a Web-based service for teaching students how to research and write research papers.
Quinnipiac University is upgrading its network, both wired and wireless, in an effort to accommodate more users and devices.
North Carolina State University in Raleigh promotes the use of bicycles among its 34,000 students who travel around on its 1,075-acre main campus and 152-acre biomedical campus, but bicycle theft has traditionally been a problem. Campus police began using new GPS tracking technology from SecurUS as a deterrent.
The Android operating system saw triple-digit growth in the number of mobile phones shipped in the last year, while iOS--which runs on Apple's iPhone--also experienced significant increases in shipments. Nearly half a billion Android smart phones shipped in 2012, as iOS devices hit about 136 million.
Online training company lynda.com has expanded its line-up of videos in other languages with the purchase of video2brain, a European company with a team in the United States that provides online video training in German, French, Spanish, and English.
Course materials manager Ed Map has inked a deal to partner with digital and print custom-content textbook publisher AcademicPub, including the integration of the AcademicPub aggregation platform with Ed Map's OpenVue materials management technology.